Reverse-Gentrification of the Literary World

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VIRTUAL EVENT: Adam Smyer – Twin Cities Book Festival

“Personal Narrative as Political Struggle”: This cross-genre conversation brings together three authors with incredibly different approaches to addressing structural racism and processing personal experiences of Blackness, whether through critical theory, humor, memoir, essay, or poetry. Featuring Pamela Sneed (Funeral Diva), Adam Smyer (You Can Keep That To Yourself), and Frank Wilderson III (Afropessimism); moderated by […]

VIRTUAL EVENT: Adam Smyer — Belmont Books, Belmont, MA

Adam Smyer presents You Can Keep That to Yourself in conversation with Deesha Philyaw, author of The Secret Lives of Church Ladies; hosted by Belmont Books. More details and registration: https://www.belmontbooks.com/event/virtual-adam-smyer-conversation-deesha-philyaw. PLEASE NOTE: All of our virtual events are listed in Eastern Time (ET).

Adam Smyer — LitQuake, San Francisco, CA

Adam Smyer (Knucklehead) joins a first-time author panel at LitQuake. Full detail TBA. Location: The Writers’ Studio, California College of the Arts, SoMa campus, 1111 8th Street.

Adam Smyer — Writers With Drinks, The Make Out Room, San Francisco, CA

A Writers With Drinks reading series event featuring Adam Smyer (Knucklehead), Esmé Weijun Wang, Rebecca Watson, Dickson Lam, Tina LeCount Myers, and Beth Winegarner, plus special guest host Carol Queen; The Make Out Room. Cost: $5 to $20, no one turned away. All proceeds benefit the Center for Sex and Culture.